The Irish Rover (Ballad)

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This simple ballad about the fate of a most unlikely sailing ship and its very motley crew is a great favourite. The kids in my orchestra loved playing it, all of them sawing away with great gusto. In the last verse "The ship struck a rock/Oh Lord, what a shock", portrayed in the music, was always a source of amusement. No finesse is needed here––this is a fun piece to finish off rehearsal and send everybody home happy, looking forward to next wek's practice.

Score ID
Easy (Grades 1-3)
2 minutes
String orchestra
World music

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